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Job descriptionJob title
Responsible for schedule, budget, efficiency of post production.
Initiates, coordinates, supervises, and controls matters such as raising funding, hiring key personnel and arranging for distributors.
Operates the clapperboard at the beginning of each take and loads the raw film stock into the camera magazines, manages the inventory of film (often eliminated on small productions
Combines images from different sources, such as film, CGI, and text.
Employed on larger productions to manage the set costumes, and handle the star's wardrobe.
Carries out the instructions of the art director; often involves measuring locations, creating graphics and paper props, collecting information for the production designer
Operates a motion control rig, which essentially is a 'camera robot' able to consistently repeat camera moves for special effects use.
Assists the production manager and director, oversees day-to-day management of the cast and crew scheduling, equipment, script, and set.
Designs, plans, and organizes the construction of garments, down to the fabric, colors, and sizes.
Organizes all logistics: hiring crew, renting equipment, etc.
Responsible for recording all sound during filming; involves choice and deployment of microphones, operating equipment, mixing of audio signals in real time.
Adjusts the color of the film via printer lights for greater consistency in the film's colors, uses digital tools in manipulating the image.
Puts motion picture film from the manufacturer's light-tight canisters to the camera magazines, manages the inventory of film (often eliminated on small productions)
Oversees the construction of all the sets.
Coordinates internal workings of the digital camera.
Draftsman, often an architect, who plans structures or interior spaces
Deals with landscape design of plant material.
Illustrates visual representations to communicate the ideas of production designer.
Production manager but for second unit shooting.
Creates the physical, visual appearance of the film - settings, costumes, properties, character makeup, etc.
In charge of post-production sound; sometimes involves great creative license.
Finds and manages all the props; usually has several assistants.
Chief grip on a set; helps set up the set to achieve correct lighting and blocking.
Job descriptionJob title
Assembles and edits all the sound effects.
Foreman of a 'gang' of carpenters and laborers.
Creates and records diegetic sound effects.
Assists the 1st AD with set operations and general office tasks.
Keeps track of what parts of the script have been filmed and makes notes of any deviations between what was actually filmed and what appeared in the script; notes are given to the
Writes the original music.
Foreman of the sets crew, often referred to as the 'swing gang.'
Usually an investor or just a credit that the filmmaker gave to someone.
Decorates set with furnishings and other objects.
Head of the electrical department; designs and executes lighting plan for a production. Sometimes credited as 'chief lighting technician.'
Is the chief assistant of the 1st AD.
Chief assistant to the gaffer.
Pulls cables, often acts as additional boom operator or mixer.
Assistant to the production sound mixer; uses a boom pole, a long pole made of light aluminum or carbon fiber that allows precise positioning of the microphone above or below the a
Responsible for the surface treatments of the sets, i.e. aging and gilding, painting faux- wood, stone, brick, stained glass.
Sources and purchases fabrics and garments, lead may personally hire one
Often technicians in construction, plastics, machining, electronics.
A specialized props technician who deals with firearms.
Supervises the physical (not creative) aspects of the shooting: personnel, technology, budget, and scheduling. Also responsible for keeping film on schedule and budget.
Applies and removes the 'dressing', i.e. furniture, drapery, carpets, doorknobs, wall sockets, etc.
Keeps the camera in focus as it is shooting.
Handles and trains animals.
Sets up and controls lighting equipment.
Job descriptionJob title
Fits or tailors costumes, usually on-set
Operates the camera dolly; places, levels, and moves the dolly track, then pushes and pulls the dolly, and usually a camera operator and camera assistant as riders.
Reports to the production designer; more directly oversees artists and craftspeople
Arranges casting and performance of stunts, works closely with the director.
Oversees the creative aspects of a film, ultimately subordinate to the film's producer or producers. Sometimes takes on many of the roles of the producer.
Makes new clothing appear dirty, faded and worn.
Assists with the design of the costumes, manage the wardrobe workspace, supervise construction or sourcing of garments.
Artists draw/paint entire sets or extend portions of an existing set.
Monitors the quality and continuity of costumes, and handle the star's wardrobe.
Assembles the various shots into a coherent film, with the help of the director.
Maintains and styles hair, in conjunction with the makeup artist.
Uses the camera at the direction of the cinematographer.
Works with composer, mixers, and editors to create and integrate the film's music. This person's primary responsibility is to negotiate the rights for non-original music.
Balances the dialogue, music, and effects, and finalizes the film's audio track.
Chief of the camera and lighting crew of the film. Typically, the director tells this person how they want a shot to look and this person chooses the correct aperture, filter, and
Chief assistant to the key grip; organizes grip equipment.
In charge of the visual effects departments; creates post-production alterations to the film's images.
Usually synonymous with 'director of photography,' though some insist this only applies when the director of photography and camera operator are the same person.
Locates and then purchases or rents the set dressing and other objects.
Assembles and edits all dialog in the soundtrack, may supervise dubbing.
Create the characters look for anyone appearing on screen. Some specialize in 'effects' make-up: monsters, aging, etc.

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